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UN expert calls for international pressure on N Korea over abductions

A United Nations human rights investigator has recommended that international pressure be put on North Korea as part of a multi-pronged strategy to know the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals......

'UN's permanent members do not want any change'

UN Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis at the UN headquarters in New York. Photograph:......

Sri Lanka sabotaging war crimes probe: UNHRC

The United Nations Human Rights Council has accused Sri Lanka of sabotaging a UN-mandated probe into the country's nearly three decades-long brutal civil war, drawing a sharp reaction from Colombo......

UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe

The United Nations has expressed regret that noted human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin will not be able to serve on an independent inquiry commission that will investigate possible human rights......

UNHRC complaint may embarrass Modi

Vicky Nanjappa reports on the move to lodge a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the United Nations Human Rights Council.Organisations in the United States -- that have been......

'In 15 years, India will be what China is today'

Arvind Panagariya has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the newly announced NITI Aayog. Panagariya is Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political......

Climate Change: Looking for hope beyond Lima conference

With the weaker-than-expected agreement at the recent Climate Change Conference at Lima, there is an urgent need to highlight endeavours in civil society and business for a sustainable global......

'Make in India', President tells Norwegian companies

Join the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the new Indian government was the message from President Pranab Mukherjee to Norwegian companies as he invited investors and entrepreneurs to......

India's Modi promises US CEOs a return to market reforms

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told nearly a dozen US company chiefs on Monday that he is committed to liberalising his country's economy, which has underperformed other emerging markets......

How Afghan women's cricket is crushed by bombs, threats, tradition

‘Afghanistan's cricket board does not support cricket for women, even though I have 3,700 girl cricketers’ Many Afghan cricketers learn the game as a refugee in Pakistan ‘(The......

In Pix: Asia's golden age of sport

SISTAR perform during the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to......
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Sharmila's issue presented in UN council

IMPHAL, March 29 - Irom Singhajit, the elder brother of human rights defender Irom Chanu Sharmila, who was detained in isolation and forced fed for... ...

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UN Human Rights Council Eyes Special Session On Boko Haram

The United Nations Human Rights Council has received a request to host a special session next week on abuses by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria and... ...

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Obama nominates Indian-American as ambassador to SL, Maldives

President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-American, a former official at its Embassy in New Delhi, as the next US ambassador to Sri Lanka and... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/468115/obama-nominates-indian-american-ambassador.html
At Least 1,000 Civilians Dead Since January / Urgent Need for Aid, Protection for Fleeing Civilians

African Press Organization 2015-03-26 GENEVA, Switzerland, March 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Attacks by the Islamist armed group... ...

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UN officials urge protection for war's youngest victims

The international community must act collectively and expeditiously to thwart the growing number of children affected by armed conflicts, United... ...

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